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UPS Joins the Masters as International Partner Beginning in 2014

US 04/30/13Atlanta, GAUPS Expands Its Global Golf SponsorshipToday, it was announced by Billy Payne, Chairman of Augusta National Golf Club and the Masters Tournament, that UPS (NYSE: UPS) will become an International Partner of the Masters Tournament, beginning at the event in 2014. UPS Joins the Masters as International Partner Beginning in 2014About UPSUPS (NYSE: UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including transporting packages and freight; facilitating international trade, and deploying advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. To get UPS news direct, visit pressroom.ups.com/RSS or follow @UPS_News on Twitter. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. The company can be found on the web at ups.com® and its corporate blog can be found at longitudes.ups.com.

By | April 30th, 2013|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

Postal Service Delivers New Health Benefits Plan

Postal Service today awarded UnitedHealthcare a contract to support a Postal Service health plan for all eligible non-career employees. The new contract ensures the Postal Service’s compliance with PPACA while providing non-career employees affordable essential health plan coverage at group rates provided through the Postal Service. Postal Service is the only delivery service that reaches every address in the nation: 152 million residences, businesses and Post Office Boxes. (No change is required for Postal Service career employees since the coverage provided under the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program satisfies PPACA requirements.) The Postal Service has a long history of being a responsible employer and today’s announcement builds on that history.

By | April 30th, 2013|News, shippers, Shipping, usps|0 Comments

Coming to a Main Street Near You

The new The UPS Store franchise model allows qualifying franchisees to save $20,000 in fees and an additional $40,000-$60,000 in other The UPS Store franchise costs compared to Franchisees in more urban locations. For more information about The UPS Store's Main Street franchise model please visit theupsstore.com/mainstreet. "Rural small businesses are often challenged to easily find resources that can help them grow," said Mark J. Dobosz, president of The SCORE Foundation. The UPS Store offers a range of products and services to meet the needs of small business owners. "They can offer insights, advice and services relevant to other small businesses in their neighborhoods."

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Press Release

The report covers the Group’s core “Living Responsibility” programs – GoGreen, GoHelp, and GoTeach – as well as issues and topics relating to Human Resources and health within the Group. The report covers the Group’s core “Living Responsibility” programs – GoGreen, GoHelp, and GoTeach – as well as issues and topics relating to Human Resources and health within the Group. The company also reports on the latest developments in its core CR programs GoGreen, GoHelp and GoTeach. Prevention was the focus of the Group’s disaster management activities in 2012. Deutsche Post DHL air-logistics experts, together with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), conducted so-called “Get

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The UPS Store: Coming to a Main Street Near You

The new The UPS Store franchise model allows qualifying franchisees to save $20,000 in fees and an additional $40,000-$60,000 in other The UPS Store franchise costs compared to Franchisees in more urban locations. "SCORE believes that with greater expansion into rural areas, The UPS Store can help small businesses grow, and ultimately help improve the economic fabric and overall health of their communities." The UPS Store offers a range of products and services to meet the needs of small busines

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Taking on Responsibility Together: Deutsche Post DHL releases its Corporate Responsibility Report 2012

The report covers the Group’s core “Living Responsibility” programs – GoGreen, GoHelp, and GoTeach – as well as issues and topics relating to Human Resources and health within the Group. The company also reports on the latest developments in its core CR programs GoGreen, GoHelp and GoTeach. Prevention was the focus of the Group’s disaster management activities in 2012. Deutsche Post DHL air-logistics experts, together with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), conducted so-called “Get Airports Ready for Disaster” (GARD) workshops in Lebanon, Indonesia and Turkey. Ultimately, the only way to ensure business success over the long term is to assume our place as a responsible company within the community.”

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Postal Service Board of Governors to Meet May 10

Postal Service will meet May 10 in open session at Postal Service headquarters, 475 L’Enfant Plaza, SW, Washington, DC. Postal Service is the only delivery service that reaches every address in the nation: 152 million residences, businesses and Post Office Boxes. The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations. The Postal Service has been named the Most Trusted Government Agency for seven years and the fourth Most Trusted Business in the nation by the Ponemon Institute. Postal Service would rank 42nd in the 2012 Fortune 500.

By | April 29th, 2013|News, shippers, Shipping, usps|0 Comments

E-Commerce Lifts UPS 1Q Earnings

Because non-GAAP financial measures are not standardized, it may not be possible to compare these financial measures with other companies' non-GAAP financial measures having the same or similar names. Domestic Package 1Q 2013 1Q 2012 Revenue $8.27 B $8.00 B Operating profit $1,085 M $995 M Operating margin 13.1 % 12.4 % Average volume per day 13.83 M 13.24 MDuring the first quarter, U.S. Supply Chain and Freight 1Q 2013 1Q 2012 Revenue $2.19 B $2.17 B Operating profit $143 M $166 M Operating margin 6.5 % 7.7 %Revenue in the segment was up 0.9% to $2.19 billion. Furthermore, we use these adjusted financial measures to determine awards for our management personnel under our incentive compensation plans. Additionally, UPS reaffirmed its full-year 2013 guidance for adjusted diluted earnings per share; an increase of 6-to-12% over 2012 adjusted results.

By | April 25th, 2013|News, shippers, Shipping, ups|0 Comments

Press Release

Volvo was honored for the most innovative customer solution, whereas Harald Lemke from Deutsche Post DHL’s MAIL division won the award in the category most innovative employee. Deutsche Post DHL distinguishes most innovative customer, scientist and employee for the fifth timeAward ceremony honors pioneering solutions and innovative spirit for future logisticsFor the fifth time, Deutsche Post DHL honored outstanding inventions with its annual DHL Innovation Award for scientists and entrepreneurs, customers and employees. Volvo was honored for the most innovative customer solution, whereas Harald Lemke from Deutsche Post DHL’s MAIL division won the award in the category

By | April 25th, 2013|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

DHL unveils Hands-On-Lab and Trend Radar at Innovation Day

The new lab is an integral part of DHL’s Innovation Center in Germany and makes logistics innovations even more tangible. Interactive modules of current research & development topics such as 3D-printing are on display, with DHL’s Logistics Trend Radar as the newest addition to the exhibition. “Unlike other trend studies, the Logistics Trend Radar doesn’t just offer a snapshot of trends at a certain point in time. The very first edition of the Logistics Trend Radar was created by DHL’s Solutions & Innovation team in cooperation with Detecon Consulting. It is based on social, business and technology trends and evaluates their potential impact on logistics.

By | April 25th, 2013|dhl, News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments